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Steve Wassilak with CDC at the Chattanooga Rotary Club. Thursday, Oct. 23, noon at the Convention Center.

The Commission candidates from Collegdale at the meeting Nightside Pachyderm Club, Thursday, Oct. 23, 6 p.m. dinner, 6:30 p.m. meeting at the Western Sizzlin in Ooltewah. Each candidate will have 10 minutes to speak on their vision for the city's future and how they plan to implement it.

Christian Hoferle, Global Business Consultant on Next Steps for Chattanooga in the Global Business Space at the Chattanooga Chamber’s International Business Council on Thursday, Oct. 23 from 5:30-7 p.m. at the INCubator, 100 Cherokee Blvd. Cost is $10 and hors d’oeuvres are provided. For more information, contact Anjelika Riano at riano_a@hcde.org.

Jerry Redman, managing senior partner of Secondlife Chattanooga at the Chattanooga Civitan Club, Friday, Oct. 24, noon to 1 p.m. at the Bessie Smith Hall, 200 E Martin L King Blvd.

Greg Thomas, Cleveland, Tn. planning director on Smart Communities Initiative in Cleveland, Tn. at Chattanooga Engineers Club, Monday, Oct. 27, Doubletree Hotel, 407 Chestnut St, noon to 1 p.m. Free parking available beginning at 11 a.m. All attendees welcome for lunch before the meeting, cost is $16.

Chattanooga Police Chief Fred Fletcher at Pachyderm Club Of Hamilton County, Monday, Oct. 27, noon at Republican Headquarters, 1429 Chestnut St., Ste. E. Lunch buffet is $12.

Konrad Bachhuber of Wacker at the Downtown Kiwanis Club, Tuesday, Oct. 28, noon at the Sheraton Read House.

Theresa Neff on Errors and Omission Insurance and how you can get the best rates at Professional Insurance Agents Association of Chattanooga, Tuesday, Oct. 28, noon-1 p.m. at O’Charley’s in Hixson. There is no charge, but reservations are required and space is limited. Email ChattPIA@gmail.com to reserve your spot.

Commissioner Larry Henry, Hamilton County Commission at East Brainerd Chamber Council Meeting on Thursday, Oct. 28, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. at Car Barn, 6721 Heritage Business. Cost is $10.

Dr. Steven Angle, chancellor, UTC at Hamilton Place Rotary, Wednesday, Oct. 29, noon to 1 p.m. at Embassy Suites on Shallowford Road.

Kevin Speigel, CEO of Erlanger at the Chattanooga Rotary Club. Thursday, Oct. 30, noon at the Convention Center.

Joe Smith, YMCA Community Action Project at the Chattanooga Civitan Club, Friday, Oct. 31, noon to 1 p.m. at the Bessie Smith Hall, 200 E Martin L King Blvd.

The Hixson Kiwanis will have their semi-annual Ham and Chicken Dinner on Sunday, November 2nd from 11 to 1:30 at Hixson Middle School. The cost is $8 for adults and $4 for children. Takeout plates are available.

Mike D. Hoy, senior manager, Major Projects at TVA on TVA Natural Gas Generation - John Sevier Combined Cycle Plant at Chattanooga Engineers Club, Monday, Nov. 3, Doubletree Hotel, 407 Chestnut St, noon to 1 p.m. Free parking available beginning at 11 a.m. All attendees welcome for lunch before the meeting, cost is $16.

PDG Frank Rothermel on The Life Of Rotary at Hamilton Place Rotary, Wednesday, Nov. 5, noon to 1 p.m. at Embassy Suites on Shallowford Road.

Jeff Lorberbaum, CEO and chairman of Mohawk at the Chattanooga Rotary Club. Thursday, Nov. 6, noon at the Convention Center.

Colonel Bill Edens, Veteran's Day at Hamilton Place Rotary, Wednesday, Nov. 12, noon to 1 p.m. at Embassy Suites on Shallowford Road.

Brenda Thornburgh, Rotary District 6780 director on End Polio Now at Hamilton Place Rotary, Wednesday, Nov. 19, noon to 1 p.m. at Embassy Suites on Shallowford Road.


Many Waldens Ridge Scenes Featured In Stokes Picture Book

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Man Shot At Apartments On Tunnel Boulevard Wednesday Afternoon Dies; 2 Juveniles Shot At Rec Center On Oakwood Drive With Suspects In Custody

A 24-year-old man who was shot at the apartment buildings at 404 Tunnel Blvd. on Wednesday at 1:21 p.m. has died. He was identified as Kenny Breylon Hall. Residents said they heard multiple shots fired.  Witnesses said they saw multiple suspects fleeing the scene on foot behind the complex.  Later Wednesday, two people were shot at the Washington Hills Recreation ... (click for more)

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Roy Exum: My Dear Friend Luther

One sunny morning in June years ago, the renowned radio icon Luther Masingill was on his way back to the WDEF studios on South Broad Street when he stopped for a red light and noticed a young couple in a car idling next to his familiar light blue Ford pickup. “What caught my eye was a buck-toothed boy eating a banana in the back seat,” he explained in an aside to that day’s lunchtime ... (click for more)

Signal Mountain Falls In State Volleyball Semis

SMYRNA, Tenn. – It’s a good thing that Signal Mountain volleyball coach Jennifer Redman is a young lady because her heart might not be able to stand the pressure if she wasn’t. Redman’s Lady Eagles were thisclose to being sent to the loser’s bracket in the opening round of the State Volleyball Tournament here at Stewarts Creek High School Wednesday afternoon. Had it been a ... (click for more)

Boyd-Buchanan Sweeps Loretto To Open Class A State Volleyball

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. – Playing what coach Alfie Dodd called a sub-par match, Boyd-Buchanan’s Lady Bucs were still good enough to sweep Loretto, 3-0, Wednesday morning in the opening match of the Tennessee Secondary School Athletic Association’s Class A state volleyball tournament at Blackman High School. Set scores were 25-19, 25-14, 25-20. “We advance and we know we can ... (click for more)